Op-ed: Approve I-502, legalize marijuana and cripple organized crime in B.C.

Passing Initiative 502 and legalizing marijuana could be one of the best ways to reduce gang violence in British Columbia
Evan Wood and David Bratzer
The Seattle Times (US)
Tuesday, October 30, 2012

initiative-502Passing Initiative 502 is one of the best ways to reduce international gang violence? Like the violent cartels gripping Mexico, British Columbia is affected by the organized-crime groups which control its huge marijuana industry. These gangs produce and export BC Bud to American consumers, including the 6.8 million residents of Washington state.